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Access-A-Ride Visit

On April 18th, 11.30am A representative from New York City Transit/Paratransit Division will be giving a short presentation about Access-A-Ride. The presentation will include how to apply and reapply for Access-A-Ride and additional information on how to use this door-to-door, shared ride or feeder service. To participate call Sandrina on 718-998-3000  

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New Diabetes Self Management Program

Free Diabetes Self Management Program starting 3rd February 2016 If you are living with diabetes or caring for someone with diabetes, please join us for Living with Diabetes, a FREE six session, peer led diabetes self management program based on the Stanford University Program. The purpose of this workshop is to enhance your skills and ability… read more →

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Enable Brooklyn: Opening Doors goes local!

Opening Doors for people with disabilities and increasing local business  We are asking your business to invite us in to identify how disability-friendly your establishment is. We would like to help you increase your customer base and help people with disabilities access your services. We will provide you with suggestions and information about being disability… read more →

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Join us at New York City Disability Pride Parade!

Join us on July 12th 10am-12pm at Madison Square Park to take part in the Disability Pride Parade On July 12th the Disability Pride NYC Parade will take place from Madison Square Park and proceed down Broadway to Union Square Park. The day will be a celebration of people with disabilities and all they have… read more →

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Free Disability Rights Legal Clinic at BCID!

The Advocates for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Legal Clinic are partnering with BCID to offer FREE legal advice clinics. Starting July 21st 11-3pm (must make an appointment) When? Every 3rd Tuesday, starting July 21st Where? BCID, 27 Smith St How? Call 718-998-3000 to make an appointment Who? Adult over 18 with an intellectual… read more →

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Notice of Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit

Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled v. City of New York ATTENTION: All people with disabilities who are within the City of New York and the jurisdiction served by the City’s emergency preparedness programs and services. This notice concerns a settlement that may affect your rights. Please read it carefully. NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT OF… read more →

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BCID is rolling out its Opening Doors Project

BCID is rolling out its Opening Doors Project The project aimed at increasing the ability to ‘get in the door’ of Brooklyn Businesses BCID is offering local establishments the opportunity to “invite us in” as part of our Opening Doors campaign. The purpose of the program is to increase the ability of people with disabilities… read more →

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ASL Interpreter Available at BCID

The Disaster Case Management program at Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled (BCID) is reaching out to deaf survivors of Superstorm Sandy.  Starting Friday, November 7, 2014 on the first and third Fridays of the month, from 11am to 1pm, the program will have an American Sign Language Interpreter available to work with deaf… read more →

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